Gypsum Satin Spar – Kilo Bag
1 kilo of gypsum mineral specimens, particular the variant, satin spar These samples exhibit the needle like fibrous crystal structure expected of gypsum. Ideal for schools, educational and teaching use or for when bulk amounts are needed, specimens supplied are a range of sizes between 20 mm and 40 mm and come supplied in a polythene bag with an information card.
50 in stock
Satin spar is a variety of gypsum which is well known by many, it has a pearly white colouration, a fibrous crystal habit and a silky lustre. As expected, it is an evaporite mineral and has been found on all continents of the world. It forms when fluids which contain the mineral (diluted) evaporate leaving the mineral behind to grow and can be found in salt flats, lakes, evaporated seas, caves and more. It is a common mineral and highly sought after for mineral collectors, educational bodies and in industry where it's main use is in the manufacture of plaster of Paris. A soft mineral, our samples come from Morocco, they are of high quality, showing excellent fibrous crystal habit and silky lustre, these bags are excellent for economical costs, when large amounts may be needed for example in schools, talks or packs, sizes of the specimens in the bag vary between 2 cm to 4 cm and come supplied in a polythene bag weighing upto 1 kg and an information card.